Through this partnership, the organizers of the Larnaka Marathon and the AGROS Natural Mineral Water, proud sponsor of the Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon, ensure that all the runners will enjoy the necessary cool, hydration and energy on all the water stations during the route. The AGROS Natural Mineral Water is rich in minerals and trace elements, ingredients necessary for every runner.
AGROS Natural Mineral Water is bottled directly from the spring of Agros Village in the mountain range of Troodos, in the bottling factory of AGROS water, utilizing the most advanced technology in the bottling procedure. AGROS was introduced in Cyprus in 1998 and was the first local bottled water to receive the EU source recognition as “Natural Mineral Water” in 1999.
The bottling process of the AGROS Natural Mineral Water is completed without being touched by a human hand and the process is continuously checked on all its stages, securing the highest quality of the water. It is worth noting that in line with the Group’s commitment to the protection of the environment, the technology ensures that the loss of water and the use of electricity and raw materials is minimized.
Talking about the partnership, the Executive Manager of the Marathon, Mr. Constantinos Daltas stated: “We are delighted and proud about this partnership, as one of the biggest Groups in Cyprus, Photos Photiades Group is on our side and is supporting the Marathon, which grows annually, attracting new runners and spectators. The cool and the freshness of the Natural Mineral Water AGROS will give strength to all the runners of the Marathon, coming from over 40 countries. The cooperation with the AGROS Natural Mineral Water is not only covering the needs of the runners but is also representing the unending love and care that is a characteristic of the Cypriot family”.
On his side, Mr. Yiannis Kalaitzakis, Marketing Manager at Photos Photiades Group emphasized that: “The fair play, ethos and values of classical sports are always a never-ending source of inspiration for the Natural Mineral Water AGROS. For this reason, we stand by the most important sports events in Cyprus. It is a special feeling for us, to sponsor the Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon and to be by the side of the thousands of athletes, professional and amateur and the sports lovers that will participate from Cyprus and abroad at the third Larnaka Marathon. We wish everyone good luck”!
Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon
Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon will take place on Sunday, 17th of November 2019 starting from the Finikoudes Avenue. The routes vary and cover each age group, distances and duration. The first and most important route is the Marathon Race (42.195 km). The Half Marathon Race (21.095 km), 10k Race, 5k Corporate Race, 5k Individual Race and the 1k McDonald’sTM Kids Race 1km and the RMHC Fun Race 1k for adults.
Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon has been certified by AIMS, the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races from its first year. It is the first Green Sporting Event ever to take place in Cyprus, which made it the First Green Marathon of Cyprus.
In 2018, the Marathon has been awarded with a Gold Award in the Greek Sports Marketing Awards in the category Individual Sporting Events and Bronze in the category Running and Live Well, while in 2019 it won the Gold Award in the Cyprus Tourism Awards in the category Integrated Advertising Campaign and a Bronze Award in the category Sports & Adventure.